[Cake] [Bloat] are anyone playing with dpdk and vpp?

Stephen Hemminger stephen at networkplumber.org
Wed Apr 27 15:32:14 EDT 2016

DPDK gets impressive performance on large systems (like 14M packets/sec per
core), but not convinced on smaller systems.
Performance depends on having good CPU cache. I get poor performance on
Atom etc.
Also driver support is limited (mostly 10G and above)

On Wed, Apr 27, 2016 at 12:28 PM, Aaron Wood <woody77 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm looking at DPDK for a project, but I think I can make substantial
> gains with just AF_PACKET + FANOUT and SO_REUSEPORT.  It's not clear to my
> yet how much DPDK is going to gain over those (and those can go a long way
> on higher-powered platforms).
> On lower-end systems, I'm more suspicious of the memory bus (and the cache
> in particular), than I am the raw CPU power.
> -Aaron
> On Wed, Apr 27, 2016 at 11:57 AM, Dave Taht <dave.taht at gmail.com> wrote:
>> https://fd.io/technology seems to have come a long way.
>> --
>> Dave Täht
>> Let's go make home routers and wifi faster! With better software!
>> http://blog.cerowrt.org
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